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Varying Blocking Assignments in the Power Read By Lance Parker, Offensive Coordinator/QBs, Bryant High School (AR)


Defenses are continuing to find ways to gap exchange to defend the Power Read, so it becomes necessary to adjust the blocking up front in order to get maximum efficiency. Lance Parker, the Offensive Coordinator at Bryant High School (AR) details the blocking variations he uses to put play side defensive ends and flow players in a bind.    

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Linebacker Pattern Reads in Quarters Coverage By Joe Ginn, Defensive Front Coordinator, Choctaw High School (Choctaw, OK)


Tired of you backers spot dropping just to have the QB throw away from him? Coach Ginn shows how you can teach your backers to read #2 to get in the position to make more plays.    

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Adjusting the Stick to Attack Multiple Coverages By Kyle Richardson, Head Coach, Northwestern (SC)


Is the stick concept the most versatile passing concept in the game today? Coach Richardson will tell you why he thinks it is and it isn't even close...    

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Adjustable Five-Man Protection Scheme By Jim Hofher, Associate Head Coach, University of Nevada


With the infusion of no-back offenses that has infiltrated the college landscape nowadays, it’s become necessary to fine tune protection to make sure that your QB is protected at all times. Find out how Nevada did it here...    

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Clinic Reports

Varying Blocking Assignments in the Power Read

By Lance Parker, Offensive Coordinator/QBs, Bryant High School (AR) Defenses are continuing to find ways to gap exchange to defend the Power Read, so it becomes necessary to adjust the blocking up front in order to get maximum efficiency. Lance Parker, the Offensive Coordinator at Bryant High School (AR) details the blocking variations he uses to put play side defensive.....

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Linebacker Pattern Reads in Quarters Coverage

By Joe Ginn, Defensive Front Coordinator, Choctaw High School (Choctaw, OK) Tired of you backers spot dropping just to have the QB throw away from him? Coach Ginn shows how you can teach your backers to read #2 to get in the position to make more plays.    

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Adjusting the Stick to Attack Multiple Coverages

By Kyle Richardson, Head Coach, Northwestern (SC) Is the stick concept the most versatile passing concept in the game today? Coach Richardson will tell you why he thinks it is and it isn't even close...    

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Adjustable Five-Man Protection Scheme

By Jim Hofher, Associate Head Coach, University of Nevada With the infusion of no-back offenses that has infiltrated the college landscape nowadays, it’s become necessary to fine tune protection to make sure that your QB is protected at all times. Find out how Nevada did it here...    

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Research Reports

Cover 2 Press Corner Techniques

By Richan Gaskins, Defensive Backs Coach, Gallaudet University (DC) Find out how Coach Gaskins breaks down his hard corner techniques to build physical corners from snap to incompletion.    

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Research: Defending the Problem Areas in Quarters Coverage

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs In an effort to make sure we were as thorough as possible in our research, we wanted to devote this last case to defending the various "problem areas" in Quarters coverage. We all know that every coverage has its weaknesses, and Cover four is no different. So we asked some of our sources directly, how they best defend.....

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Simplifying Offensive Communication

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs We’re all familiar with the coaching maxim, “less is more,” but what if you can do more offensively, yet make it seem like less to your players? In this research report, over 100 high school and college contributors shared their ideas, anonymously of course, on the verbiage/call system they use to limit their playbook...

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Off-Season Conditioning for the No-Huddle System

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs The fact is 64 percent of no-huddle coaches have made changes to their off-season lifting program and cited the following reason for doing so: How can you expect your players to move at a breakneck speed in-season if you’re not training it in the weight room. So we reached out to a select group of no-huddle coaches and.....

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50 + Drills to Improve QB Pocket Presence

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Defending the Bunch Formation

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Press Box Research Report

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Drill Reports

Rich Alercio's Offensive Line Technique Clinic

By Rich Alercio, Head Football Coach, St Johnsbury Academy (VT) Johnsbury Academy (VT) head coach and XandOLabs.com offensive line researcher Rich Alercio will be holding his annual offensive line clinics this coming March in New Jersey.

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3 Fast Paced KO Coverage Drills

By James Vint, Offensive Coordinator, Seminole High School (TX) Discover how the "Rodeo Circuit” can prepare your players for each phase of KO coverage with its fast paced tackling drill, gauntlet drill, and angle or pursuit drill.  

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Noose Drill Progression

Jeremy West, Offensive Coordinator, Stamford HS (TX) If you’re looking for your offensive pass production to increase this season, the Noose Drill may be the answer. It’s a multi-faceted drill that works on negating press coverage- teaching receivers to attain leverage quickly at the line of scrimmage while training quarterbacks to finding throwing windows. It’s a.....

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Open Field Tackle Drills - University of Wisconsin

By Chris Ash, Former Defensive Coordinator, University of Wisconsin   See how Chris Ash trains the eyes and feet of his second level players to make tackles in space.   

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DB Drills - University of Louisville

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WR Drills - Clemson

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Quick & Complete Kickoff Circuit

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Fordham University's QB Movement Drills

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QB Drills - Towson University

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OL Drills - Ohio State University

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LB Drills - University of Kentucky

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